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New AFA patent could save millions on fuel

Thomas Yechout loves airplanes. He loves to design them, to talk about the way they work, to improve their design. And that love of airplanes, combined with a passion for teaching, has led Yechout to his first patent — a new wingtip design that improves aircraft endurance and range while increasing fuel savings. In fact,… Continue Reading New AFA patent could save millions on fuel

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Ola: Downtown’s juiciest new business

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Ola: Downtown’s juiciest new business

Nissa Wecks felt so passionately about her good health and athletic performance, she left her job as a Manitou Springs High School teacher to start a new, nutrient-rich business in downtown Colorado Springs. Ola Juice Bar plans to infuse its customers’ veins with juices, smoothies and food packed with vitality and good nutrition. Located at… Continue Reading Ola: Downtown’s juiciest new business

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Stronger economy fuels hot car sales

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Stronger economy fuels hot car sales

If new car registrations were the only economic indicator of success in El Paso County, they would show we’re speeding out of the recession. The number of people purchasing new cars has increased substantially this year over last. El Paso County residents registered 8,180 new cars in the first four months of 2013, compared with… Continue Reading Stronger economy fuels hot car sales

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Stockmens Bank, started in crisis, thrives today

Stockmens Bank 601 N. Nevada Ave. Owner, founder and president: Rob Alexander Number of employees: 17 Website: www.thestockmensbank.com/ Rob Alexander opened Stockmens Bank in November 2008, just as Bear Stearns was failing, AIG was declared “too big to fail” and the nation’s monetary system was suffering. It was good timing — at least in Alexander’s opinion.… Continue Reading Stockmens Bank, started in crisis, thrives today

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Barrett plans to revamp BBB’s role

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Barrett plans to revamp BBB’s role

Matt Barrett jumped into the Colorado Springs business scene about seven years ago when he took a job with the UCCS Small Business Development Center — and he’s been a major part of the business community ever since. He left SBDC early in 2011 to take a job as COO of Graham Advertising, but announced… Continue Reading Barrett plans to revamp BBB’s role

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Pinery empire climbs Bijou hill

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Pinery empire climbs Bijou hill

In a matter of months, the Pinery at the Hill has transformed from a blighted empty old building atop West Bijou Street into a behemoth two-story structure where couples soon will wed in front of a downtown Colorado Springs backdrop. The 24,000-square-foot, $13 million facility will specialize in full-service, all-inclusive weddings and events. Parties are… Continue Reading Pinery empire climbs Bijou hill

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Pentagon allays fears about local marijuana

Colorado Springs business leaders and retired generals have been waging a public-relations campaign, suggesting the military might cut back assets here if City Council doesn’t ban retail sales of marijuana, now permitted under Amendment 64. That’s news to the Pentagon. “I wouldn’t think so,” said Department of Defense spokesman Lt. Col. Tom Crosson. “Military personnel… Continue Reading Pentagon allays fears about local marijuana

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Power in numbers

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Power in numbers

Colorado Springs’ young professionals are forming groups to share their backgrounds and needs Save the Date What: Rocky Mountain Young Professionals Summit When: Oct. 24-26, Colorado Springs Why: breakout sessions, trade show and networking Want to help plan? Email Sandy Wenger at swenger@conspire2hire.com The sleek, modern downtown offices of fuseSPORT are headed up by one… Continue Reading Power in numbers

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Carlos’ tale: riches-to-rags-to-riches story

Carlos’ Bistro Address: 1025 S. 21st St. Phone: 471-2905 Average entrée price: $50 Years in business: Nine Carlos’ Bistro is a brown, single-story building surrounded by parking spaces on 21st Street just south of U.S. Highway 24. Hundreds of cars pass by its simple, stucco façade every day, but few know that inside is one… Continue Reading Carlos’ tale: riches-to-rags-to-riches story

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One on One: Husak holding reins of many entities

Peter Husak is a man about town. He’s CEO of the locally based office furniture company, OfficeScapes, but he’s also active in several fundraising and business groups, so you might see him at an Antlers breakfast and then again at a Broadmoor luncheon later that same day. He serves on the board of governors for… Continue Reading One on One: Husak holding reins of many entities

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